Can Urgent Care treat eye problems?
If you think you may have an eye infection and need treatment, CareNow® urgent care can help.
Locate the nearest CareNow® urgent care clinic to set up a visit.
Our clinics are open seven days a week for walk-in patients..
When should you go to the ER for eye problems?
Severe itching. Any injury to your eye like cuts, scratches, foreign objects in the eye, chemical exposure or blunt injuries to the eye or eyelid. Seeing “floaters” or flashes of light. Sensitivity to light.
What is considered an eye emergency?
Eye emergencies refer to any sudden onset of symptoms or obvious eye trauma that affect vision. These emergencies range from severe eye pain or vision loss to a sudden blow to the eye or chemical exposure. Call us if you experience any of the following: Eye pain.
Where do I go if I get something in my eye?
Cover both eyes with a wet washcloth and have someone take you to an eye doctor or emergency room. To remove a loose eyelash, dirt particle, or other object in your eye: Wash your hands before touching your eyes. Look in a mirror and try to find the object in your eye.
Should I go to ER for eye pain?
Call 911 or your local emergency number for eye pain if: It is unusually severe or accompanied by headache, fever or unusual sensitivity to light. Your vision changes suddenly. You also experience nausea or vomiting.
How do you know if your eyes are damaged?
Depending on the cause, symptoms of corneal damage may include: Redness and swelling of the eye tissues and eyelid. Tearing. Blurred vision.